Monthly Archives: April 2013

Google hangout timeout message : are you still there?

So we migrated from skype to google hangout. It works better for a multiple videos conference. The other day we were quietly discussing with my mom. And suddenly, we both heard a loud alert. Google was interrupting our conversation with this popup.

And my mom and I had a crazy laugh at this. My mom said “Errr, why is it asking this ? Does it not hear us talk or what ?”

Then we observed, it seems it’s something that only happens after a certain amount of time. The message is friendly so it really amused us. But indeed it would make sense that they check the sound more than the time.

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Therapy by Software

How to ping a url ?

$ ./ping_url

That’s how my cure started.

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My first time in America-ah !

I should have written this post ages ago, but life and stuff happened. So here it is now.
Back in November I visited America for the first time ever, it was aw-some. Most people I hear going to the US always go to NY, but NY never really fascinated me. Instead I always thought that if I would visit the US, my first destination would definitely be California to meet the hippies, the Silicon valley and the sun. However, my first destination was quite unexpected but just as interesting. Since my brother had exported himself to the US I thought that was the perfect time to pay him a visit and discover America. That’s how I landed in the “Tough City” as I will always remember it, aka Chicago ♥.

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